Los Angeles is home to hundreds of icons, legends, and countless other premiers. However, in May of 1995, there was one premier that didn’t roam the streets of Hollywood or make it to the big screen, but had fame just the same. From the result of countless hours of planning and dedication, the Amtrak Coast Starlight Product Line introduced, the now iconic, Pacific Parlour Car.
Venturing between Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Seattle, the Coast Starlight has always been one of the more popular routes in the Amtrak network. From gliding alongside the shores of the Pacific Ocean [...]
Starting December 18, between Seattle and Portland, Oregon, Amtrak Cascades will add two daily round-trip trains bringing the total to 12 trains each day. The new schedule includes earlier and later options and better connections to Oregon trains.
The addition also marks the opening of the new Tacoma Dome Station in Freighthouse Square and the culmination of the multi-million dollar 20-project Cascades High-Speed Rail construction program. With the launch of the new schedule, travel times between Seattle and Portland will be reduced to three hours and twenty minutes which is [...]
The Amtrak Autumn Express excursion is back by popular demand for another year, operating Saturday, Oct. 14, and Sunday, Oct.15, from New York Penn Station for a trip through the Hudson River Valley. Passengers can join this historic train ride, view stunning scenery and experience rare mileage along a route that hasn’t seen regular passenger service in decades.
Passengers can join this historic train ride, view stunning scenery and experience rare mileage along a route that hasn’t seen regular passenger service in decades.
This year’s Autumn Express will travel along one [...]
What’s better than Black Friday? “Track Friday.” For the first time in its history, Amtrak is offering customers a Black Friday sale.
Starting Friday, November 25 through Monday, November 28 (Cyber Monday), customers save 30% on travel between December 10, 2016 and April 9, 2017 throughout Amtrak’s national network. The four-day “Track Friday” sale will be available starting Friday morning, November 25 and is only available on Amtrak.com. Below are some of the special prices available:
From Chicago to: Washington, DC – $69; New York City – $74; Denver – [...]